Kigali Leads Continent in 'Smart' Waste Management Systems

The Ministry of ICT and Innovation has started the search for a firm to implement a smart system for waste management in Kigali city. During the pilot phase, smart waste collection stations will be installed in 10 public markets across all three districts that make up Kigali. City authorities hope the proposed project will make the waste collection process smarter and data driven. Experts argue that addressing waste management in Africa's fast growing cities will require innovative engineering and technology-based solutions.

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Workers sort garbage at Nduba dump site in Gasabo District.

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